Business Aviation Advisor is managed by aviation professionals with more than 60 years’ combined experience in business and commercial aviation. They and the experienced editorial and business staff aim to bring you the best, most up-to-date, information you need to manage your business aviation investment.
Gil Wolin / PUBLISHER
Tel: +1 (508) 655-8188
Gil Wolin grew up in and around aircraft, the middle of three generations of aviation professionals. He led sales and marketing at Executive Jet Aviation (today known as Netjets) before joining the nationwide FBO chain Combs Gates/AMR Combs as Vice President, Marketing.
After a successful term as president of Denver-based charter/management company Mayo Aviation, Mr. Wolin was publisher of McGraw-Hill’s Business & Commercial Aviation, A/C Flyer, and ShowNews magazines. He subsequently joined TAG Aviation USA as VP Corporate Communications and Client Responsible Officer.
In 2009, he founded Wolin Aviation Consulting to assist business aviation service providers design and implement more effective marketing, communications, and strategic planning programs; and to help business jet users select the most efficient and cost-effective method to travel.
A frequent speaker at national and regional events, Mr. Wolin is a member of the National Business Aviation Association, the Massachusetts Airport Management Association, and Business Aviation Professionals of New England. He currently serves on the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Presidential Advisory Board. He is a past director of the National Air Transportation Association, and a past member of the Corporate Angel Network Advisory Board.
Raymond F. Ringston / CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Tel: +1 (516) 320-6197
Active in the business aviation market since 1993, Raymond Ringston is President and owner of Ringston Media, Franklin Square, New York. Ringston Media provides print and web design services for several FBOs, maintenance, charter, and other aviation-related companies around the country, and has provided creative direction and production for many industry publications, including McGraw-Hill’s Business and Commercial Aviation magazine, AviationWeek’s ShowNews, Metropolitan Airport News.
Mr. Ringston stays abreast of business aviation news and trends by working closely with aviation writers, photographers, and other experts, and has participated in most major industry trade shows including the Singapore Air Show, Farnborough International Airshow, Paris Air Show, as well as those sponsored by the National Business Aviation Association, Helicopter Association International, and the Malaysian Aerospace Council.
While business aviation is its niche market, Ringston Media also works with Fortune 500 companies such as Unilever, Pepsi, TDK Electronics, Nestlé, Samsung, among many others, and publishes several non-aviation magazines each year. An active member of the Long Island Business Aviation Association, Mr. Ringston donates his time and talent to this and other business aviation-related nonprofit and trade associations, as well as to many non-aviation charitable organizations.
G.R. Shapiro, Ed.M. / MANAGING EDITOR
Tel: (800) 655-8496 x103
Michael B. Murphy, MAJS / ASSISTANT EDITOR
JoAnn O’Keefe / BUSINESS MANAGER
Tel: (800) 655-8496 x104